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Thursday, July 9th 2020

UCSB Hofmann Lab Examines Effects of Ocean Acidification on Sculpin

Judy Lau Staff Writer Researchers at the University of California, Santa Barbara, received funding from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to study the effect...

UCSB Professors Aid in Breakthroughs on Treatments and Neurophysiology of Stuttering

Stephani Anderson Umm... Stuttering is a disorder that begins during childhood and may last a lifetime for some individuals. The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association classifies it...

A Genetically Engineered Apple a Day…

Stephani Anderson If you’ve ever been annoyed after cutting an apple because it turned brown shortly afterwards, you no longer have to worry, thanks to...

UCSB Researchers Develop Synthetic Blood Platelets

Judy Lau Staff Writer Photo by Taylor Yeerong, Staff Photographer Researchers in the Department of Chemical Engineering and at Center for Bioengineering (CBE) at the University of California,...

Google Dives into Cancer Cell Research

Judy Lau Staff Writer Google is designing tiny magnetic particles to patrol the human body for signs of cancer, providing an early warning system for diseases. The...

Kavli Institute of Theoretical Physics Receives $65 Million Grant

Judy Lau Staff Writer Photos by Taylor Yeerong Berkshire Hathaway vice-chairman and billionaire Charles Munger is giving $65 million to support the department of theoretical physics at...

Paralyzed Man Walks Thanks To Stem Cells

Vall Vinai Groundbreaking stem cell based therapy allowed a paralyzed man to take his first steps in over four years last week. The groundbreaking treatment...

Apple and Facebook Pay for Female Employees to Freeze Eggs

Judy Lau Staff Writer Illustration by Silvia Quach, Staff Illustrator Facebook and Apple are now offering to pay their female employees to freeze their eggs, which allows...

The Science Behind Ebola

Lexi Weyrick Staff Writer In March of this year, Ebola began spreading in Guinea.  Since then, the outbreak has quickly become the world’s deadliest Ebola outbreak...

Welcome to the Multiverse: Discovery of Gravitational Waves Sheds New Light on Nature of...

Tara Ahi Staff Writer The multiverse theory has been a hot topic of controversy, and a recent announcement from the Background Imaging of Cosmic Extragalactic Polarization...